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Chinese Word of the Day - spoon (noun)

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勺子 (sháozi) spoon (noun)

叉子、勺子和餐刀都是餐具。
Chāzi , sháozi hé cān dāo dōu shì cānjù .

Forks, spoons, and knives are eating utensils.

汤匙比餐勺大多了。
Tāngchí bǐ cānsháo dà duō le.
The soup spoon is much larger than the dinner spoon.

喝汤的时候要用调羹。
Hē tāng de shíhou yào yòng tiáogēng.
It is necessary to usa a spoon when eating soup.

冲剂,汤匙和一个小塑料杯
chōngjì, tāngchí hé yī gè xiǎo sùliào bēi
liquid medicine, a spoon and a small plastic cup

银匙
yínchí
silver spoon

汤匙
tāngchí
soup spoon

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Chinese Word of the Day - vinegar (noun)

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醋 (cù) vinegar (noun)

黑醋是由陈谷发酵而成。
Hēicù shì yóu chéngǔ fājiào ér chéng.
Black vinegar is made from fermenting and aging grain.

醋是由乙醇做出来的,它可以用来做饭,清洗,打理园艺等等。
Cù shì yóu yǐchún zuòchūlai de, tā kěyǐ yònglái zuò fàn, qīngxǐ, dǎlǐ yuányì děngděng.
Vinegar, made from ethanol, is used in cooking, cleaning, gardening and more.

当酒变坏了,它就变成醋了。
Dāng jiǔ biàn huài le, tā jiù biànchéng cù le.
When wine goes bad it turns into vinegar.

罐子里的醋
guànzi lǐ de cù
vinegar in a jar

万能的醋
wànnéng de cù
versatile vinegar

白醋
báicù
white vinegar

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Chinese Word of the Day - anteater (noun)

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食蚁兽 (shíyǐshòu) anteater (noun)

食蚁兽吃蚂蚁。
Shíyǐshòu chī mǎyǐ.
Anteaters feed on ants.

食蚁兽在来回走。
Shíyǐshòu zài láihuí zǒu.
The anteater is pacing back and forth.

黑白毛的食蚁兽
hēibáimáo de shíyǐshòu
black and white anteater

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Chinese Word of the Day - laundry service (noun)

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洗衣服务 (xǐyī fúwù) laundry service (noun)

我们的衣服脏了,我们就用酒店的洗衣服务。
Wǒmen de yīfu zāngle, wǒmen jiù yòng jiǔdiàn de xǐyī fúwù.
When our clothes became dirty we used the hotel laundry service.

酒店洗衣服务
jiǔdiàn xǐyī fúwù
hotel laundry service

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Chinese Word of the Day - watermelon (noun)

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西瓜 (xīguā) watermelon (noun)

冰西瓜是炎热的夏天的一道提神的小吃或者甜品。
Bīngxīguā shì yánrè de xiàtiān de yí dào tí shén de xiǎochī huòzhě tiánpǐn .
Cold watermelon is a refreshing snack or dessert on a hot summer day.

夏天,没有比冰镇西瓜更让人提神的了。
Xiàtiān, méiyǒu bǐ bīngzhèn xīguā gèng ràng rén tíshén de le.
Nothing refreshes better than a chilled watermelon in the summer.

冰冻西瓜
bīngdòng xīguā
chilled watermelon

无籽西瓜
wúzǐ xīguā
seedless watermelon

整个西瓜和一块儿西瓜
zhěnggè xīguā hé yíkuàir xīguā
whole watermelon and a slice of watermelon

冰镇西瓜
bīngzhèn xīguā
chilled watermelon

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Chinese Word of the Day - girl (noun)

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女孩 (nǚhái) girl (noun)

这个女孩正在做家庭作业。
Zhège nǚhái zhèngzài zuò jiātíng zuòyè.
The girl is doing homework.

这个女孩正在刷牙。
Zhège nǚhái zhèngzài shuā yá.
The girl is brushing her teeth.

那男孩儿比那女孩儿高。
Nà nánháir bǐ nà nǚháir gāo.
The boy is taller than the girl.

小女孩
xiǎonǚhái
little girl

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Chinese Word of the Day - fox (noun)

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狐狸 (húli ) fox (noun)

红色的狐狸站在雪里。
Hóngsè de húli zhànzài xuě lǐ.
The red fox is standing in the snow.

狐狸在草丛里玩耍。
Húli zài cǎocóng lǐ wánshuǎ.
The foxes are playing in the grass.

雪地里的狐狸
xuědì lǐ de húli
fox in the snow

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Chinese Word of the Day - tourist (noun)

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游客 (yóukè) tourist (noun)

游客在给动物拍照片。
Yóukè zài gěi dòngwù pāi zhàopiān .
The tourist is taking pictures of the animals.

度假的游客
dùjià de yóukè
tourist on vacation

有名的旅游景点
yǒumíng de lǚyóu jǐngdiǎn
famous tourist attraction

旅游目的地
lǚyóu mùdìdì
tourist destination

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Chinese Word of the Day - duck (noun)

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鸭子 (yāzi) duck (noun)

鸭子在飞。
Yāzi zài fēi.
The ducks are flying.

鸭子的嘎嘎声引起回声。
Yāzi de gágáshēng yǐnqǐ huíshēng.
A duck’s quack echoes.

野鸭冬天从北方迁徙到南方。
Yěyā dōngtiān cóng běifāng qiānxǐdào nánfāng.
Ducks in the north fly south for the winter.

鸭子在水里游上游下。
Yāzi zài shuǐ lǐ yóushàng yóuxià.
The ducks are bobbing in the water.

棕色的鸭子
zōngsè de yāzi
brown duck

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Chinese Word of the Day - hotel (noun)

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宾馆 (bīnguǎn) hotel (noun)

这个宾馆有六百个房间,一个餐厅和一个游泳池。
Zhègè bīnguǎn yǒu liùbǎi gè fángjiān,yī gè cāntīng hé yī gè yóuyǒngchí.
The hotel had 600 rooms, a restaurant, and a swimming pool.

度假宾馆
dùjià bīnguǎn
resort hotel

五星级宾馆
wǔxīngjí bīnguǎn
five star hotel

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